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Annoying Ads – Do You Sign In or Leave the Website?

September 28, 2015

Few things drive me as crazy as insistent popups.  Clearly some online marketing / web design companies are selling these as the best way to capture information on your audience, for both tracking and later marketing purposes. But lets not kid, it’s the Internet and if your website annoys me I can find what I’m […]

Facebook Experiences Second Outage In A Week

Facebook is currently experiencing their second outage in a week.  The first outage took place on September 24, 2015; Facebook was back up by early afternoon, but no explanation was provided to users about the cause. Now users are experiencing a second outage that is also affecting Facebook’s Platform Status page, so no information on […]

What is the Cost of a Free Wix Website?

September 22, 2015

We’re using Wix as an example, but you could substitute a number of other big name Free website advertisers, like Web.com for a lot of this information. Where there’s an important difference we’ll include that as well. We chose Wix because a client of ours was considering using their free service for a new website […]

Is Breaking A Password Really Like Mr. Robot?

August 27, 2015

Have you been locked out of an account due to entering the wrong password too many times? That was rhetorical; unless your password is “password” (and it better not be) everyone has managed to lock themselves out. Even someone using “password” can manage it if they don’t realize Caps Lock is on. But here’s the […]

Internet Tech Support Scams – From Our Interview With Erin Breen of KTVN

August 6, 2015

Today we did an experiment with an Internet Tech Support Scam that is reportedly being found online by many in the Reno Sparks area.  Below is a screenshot of what first appears when you happen upon the website at online-system-scan.net. More than likely you were redirected here by a malicious advertisement on another website or […]

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